Summer Collegiate Baseball: Blues rally to edge Orange County

Dylan Gavin hit a two-run double, Matt Orloff added an RBI single, and the San Luis Obispo Blues overcame an early deficit to beat the Orange County Pioneers 3-2 in a summer collegiate baseball game Tuesday at SLO Stadium.

Gavin’s seventh-inning double tied the score at 2 after the Pioneers had taken a two-run lead in the third.

Orloff singled in Gavin a batter later to give the Blues (28-16) the lead for good.

Mike Kindel added two hits for San Luis Obispo, and Sean Johnson picked up his 11th save of the summer with a perfect ninth inning.

SLO Rattlers 4, MLB Academy Barons 2

Richie Mirowski pitched eight effective innings, Daniel Howell hit a three-run double, and the San Luis Obispo Rattlers won in Compton.

Mirowski allowed two runs — one earned — on six hits while striking out eight to get the win.

Howell’s double capped a four-run eighth inning after being held scoreless through seven.

Incoming Cal Poly freshman Jimmy Allen had three hits for the Rattlers (20-23,10-22 California Collegiate League).